Some preliminary findings are now available on the World Dialogue on Regulation website for the LIRNEasia study "Telecom Use on a Shoestring: a Study of the Financially Constrained in South Asia". Based on a survey of 3199 telecom users in India and Sri Lanka with monthly incomes of less than U$D100, the study answers questions such as: What kind of phone connections do they use? How much do they spend on telecom services? Are they willing to spend more? How they choose what kind of phone connection to use? What do they use phones for? What difficulties do they face?